Crackdown begins against energy drinks, by Punjab Food Authority

LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has started a crackdown against caffeinated drinks accessible at instructive foundations. PFA’s prohibition on a wide range of carbonated and caffeinated drinks authoritatively started from August 14. All organizations fabricating chilly and caffeinated drinks have been informed by the PFA that they can’t supply carbonated beverages to any instructive foundations.

Chief General PFA Noorul Amin Mengal said carbonated beverages are banned in no less than 120 countries around the globe, keeping in see their antagonistic impacts.

The Punjab Educational Societies Food Standard Regulation 2017, grades the nourishment provided to schools as red, yellow and green levels.

Mengal said that the board has allocated 701 special operation groups to execute the boycott formally.